The aviation industry cannot achieve net zero emissions by 2050 without addressing demand for flights and offsetting remaining emissions with carbon removal and storage. But offset schemes are beset by problems of reliability.
Our new policy insight looks at the role of nature based offsetting, how to ensure high quality carbon credits and the opportunity for new offset funding to accelerate nature restoration in the UK.
Read the full report: The flight path to net zero
Press release: A national ‘office for carbon removal’ is vital to guarantee the credibility of carbon offsetting
Will panic buying lead to an avalanche of food waste? Should we be double bagging our rubbish? Is a trip to the tip an essential journey?
In this week’s Insights podcast, Libby Peake and Adam Read of SUEZ reflect on what coronavirus means for the waste and recycling system. They discuss the impacts for front line services and what can we all do to help control the spread of the virus in safely managing waste materials.
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The current government approach to tackling the problem of plastic has so far been piecemeal, storing up new environmental issues for the future and failing to deal with the root of the problem: our throwaway culture.
A systemic approach to all materials is the only way to solve the plastic problem and ensure safe, sustainable and efficient resource management in future.